ordering food online and picking up curbside, many for the first time, two and
half years ago when were locked down and couldn’t go out to eat like we used to
do. Restaurants were laying off staff and struggling to keep their doors
opened. Ryan Pernice came to our temporary home at the Holiday Inn and
spoke to our club about the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on his
restaurants and the restaurant industry in general.
forward two years later - how is the restaurant industry faring? Are
restaurants back in full swing post-COVID? What are the biggest
challenges faced in today's economic environment? How has technology
like Door Dash or Uber Eats impacted the business? What does
the future hold?
week we will hear from three local veterans of the food industry whose
businesses survived the pandemic in a panel discussion moderated by our own